So Wet… So Windy… So What!

Although it was a dismal weekend with horizontal rain that didn’t stop, that didn’t stop Folkestone Running Club members from getting out and competing.  On Saturday Phil Maul and Linnaea Stockall undertook the Chalklands Way Ultra Marathon.  If the 40 mile circular route through the Yorkshire Wolds wasn’t enough of a challenge the weekend weather … Continue reading So Wet… So Windy… So What!

Road Races On Sunday, 4 Folkestone RC runners ran in the Woodchurch 5 and 10 mile races.  Andy Hadlow ran in the 5 mile race in a time of 38:20, a new PB by 32 seconds.  In the 10 mile race Dominic Shepherd ran a time of 01:17:47 in his first 10 mile race, next … Continue reading

Ultra, Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10 Mile, 10km, 5km, Cross-country… is there anything that we haven’t run this weekend!

Cross Country A big well done to the eighteen Folkestone runners who turned out to support the club on Saturday in the first leg of the Kent Cross Country League held at Swanley park. First to race was Nico Pedrazas making his debut in the Under 13 Boys event, finishing well in 35th place. The Under … Continue reading Ultra, Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10 Mile, 10km, 5km, Cross-country… is there anything that we haven’t run this weekend!

4 Parks, lots of hills and a quick run round Ashford

On Sunday Marie Brazier and Hayley Turrell ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon a stunning central London Half Marathon, which takes in some of the capital's world-famous landmarks, and four of London's eight Royal Parks - Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James's Park and Kensington Garden.  Marie completed the course in 1:57:45 with Hayley … Continue reading 4 Parks, lots of hills and a quick run round Ashford

100, not out!

The summer months are a quiet time for races, the temperature rises, lots of us jet of on our holidays and there are very few races to enter because of this.  But that didn’t stop Folkestone Running Clubs, Simon Burvill from completing the Centurion North Downs Way 100, a continuous 100 miles from Farnham along … Continue reading 100, not out!

Cross country fun and a lot of Parkruns.

As we enter Spring marathon season, there were few races for FRC runners this weekend.  On Saturday 26th March, 3 Folkestone Juniors represented Kent Schools at the Inter Counties Year 7 & 8 Cross Country 2022 In Writtle, Chelmsford.  Abigail Smith 79th, Charlie Lord 53rd and Nico Pedrazas 75th. Also on Saturday, Sylwiz Tokarska ran … Continue reading Cross country fun and a lot of Parkruns.

PBs A PLENTY

It was a busy weekend for the members of Folkestone Running Club this weekend.  The Lydd Half Marathon and 20 Miler are always a popular event for the club, especially those training for a Marathon, and this year was no exception.  Not only was there a fantastic turnout for the events, there were no less … Continue reading PBs A PLENTY

Festive runs, cross-country championships and an Ultra-marathon or two.

Well done to everyone who took part in Saturday’s Kent Vets XC championships. The men’s Vet 50 race was first in the programme with Kris Klidzia in fine form finishing in 7th place on the 8k course. Kris was followed by Paul Bartlett in 37th place in his first outing as a Vet50. Torben Jessen … Continue reading Festive runs, cross-country championships and an Ultra-marathon or two.